Birth date 15 Jun 1977 (42 years)
Nationality United States United States
Team history
Minnesota Timberwolves 2007 - present
Miami Heat 2005 - 2007
New York Knicks 2002 - 2004
Denver Nuggets 2004
Cleveland Cavaliers 2001 - 2002
Orlando Magic 1998 - 2001

Michael Scott Doleac is an American former professional basketball player. He was born on June 15, 1977 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He played as a center for the Wolves. Doleac weighs 262 lb and is 6 ft 11 inches.

Doleac completed his high school from the Central Catholic High School, Portland, Oregon. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1998. He was selected as the 12th overall pick in the NBA draft by the Orlando Magic. After four years at the Utah University he was amongst the school’s all-time top ten in 3 categories: 10th in scoring (1,519 points), 8th in rebounds (886) and 4th in free throws made (472).

In 1998-99 season Doleac appeared in 49 of Orlando’s 50 games and averaged 6.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 15.9 minutes. He also had a 46.8 % field goal accuracy and scored in double figures on 11 occasions and led the team by becoming the highest scorer and the achieve the maximum number of rebounds in one game.

In the 2006-07 season Doleac was signed by the Miami Heat. He appeared in all 56 games and had a average score of 3.6 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 12.5 minutes per game. Doleac missed five games that season due to an injury to the right ankle. After injury period Doleac returned to season with a bang. He topped the Heat in blocks six times, in rebounds four times and in steals one time. He was also the leading scorer off the bench for the Heat. Doleac won a championship in 2006 with the Miami Heat.

At the end of the 2006-07 season Michael Doleac was drafted to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He started the Wolves line-up in the 2007-08 NBA season. His average scores were 2.4 ppg, 2.0 rpg and 0.3 apg. At the end of the regular season the Wolves were ranked 4th in the Northwest division of the Western conference.

Post 3007-08 season, Dorleac retired after a ten year NBA career as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Career Highlights

Doleac was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 1998-99 season.

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